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Legal & General appoints Simon Ellis head of unit trust business


Legal & General has appointed Simon Ellis as managing director of the unit trust business.

Legal & General has appointed Simon Ellis as managing director of the unit trust business.

Ellis will be responsible for the continued growth and expansion of the active and index unit trust business, and will report to Mark Gregory, executive director, savings.

Ellis has a wealth of financial services expertise and has worked in the industry for over 25 years. He was the managing director of Fidelity International multi-manager business, and has more recently been the managing director for the Financial Services Skills Council, tasked with undertaking a government prompted review of the FSSC’s future strategy.

Gregory says: ‘I am delighted Simon has agreed to join Legal & General. He brings great industry expertise and knowledge. I look forward to working with Simon as we continue to develop and expand the unit trust business.’

Ellis will start his new role in October.

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